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What’s new to watch on BBC iPlayer?

This week on iPlayer (15-21 June) we’re back in the gym for a new series of British comedy, Peacock, featuring a personal trainer in the midst of an identity crisis, and also witnessing the unseen world of hospitals in Porters.

There are two new documentaries, Andy Murray: Will to Win, where we’re brought on one man’s incredible journey from the small town of Dunblane to becoming a sporting legend, stranger than fiction, The Stormtrooper Scandal, uncovers the tale of an audacious get rich quick scheme from inside the art world.

Finally, we’re back for another summer of tennis kicking off with the Queen’s Club tournament, featuring some of the world’s biggest stars in men’s tennis.

What’s coming new to BBC iPlayer this week?


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A trainer tries to make his way as an instructor at a gym where the clientele doesn’t take physical fitness very seriously.

Andy Murray: Will to Win

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Through over 20 years of behind-the-scenes BBC footage, this programme gives unique glimpses of Andy as a young boy, leaving his home and family as a teenager to train in Spain before playing at the senior Wimbledon tournament for the first time in 2005.

The documentary also charts how the demands on him have grown as he has become increasingly successful with historic wins at the US Open, Davis Cup, two Olympic gold medals and a second Wimbledon triumph in 2016, as well as his rise to world number one.


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Enthusiastic hospital porter shows up for his first day convinced that this is the first step on the ladder to becoming a doctor – but he’s in for a rude awakening from his new porter mentors…

The Stormtrooper Scandal

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This stranger-than-fiction new documentary uncovers a story of speculation, greed and betrayal that took place on a new digital frontier – an unregulated world where appearances can be deceptive. But was this a scam, or a well-intentioned bid to make a fast fortune that spiralled out of control?

Tennis: Queen’s

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Action from the prestigious Queen’s Club grass court tournament. The traditional warm-up for Wimbledon with some of the biggest stars in men’s tennis.

What’s new to watch on BBC iPlayer now?

UEFA Men’s Euro 2024

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Gary Lineker, Gabby Logan, Mark Chapman and Alex Scott lead coverage of UEFA Men’s Euro 24 in Germany. Brand new for Euro 24 is the launch of the BBC iPlayer Euros channel, which features special features and matches from the Euros archive.

During the tournament fans can watch 27 live matches, and iPlayer will also be home to additional analysis, mini highlights, home nations camp reports and new highlights programme Euros Breakdown with Alex Scott.

The Traitors US

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(Image: BBC/Studio Lambert/Peacock/Euan Cherry)

Get them before they get you. Alan Cumming hosts the US version of the ultimate reality game of trust and treachery. Let the mind games begin.

Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens

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In this gripping new series, Radio 1 presenter Sian Eleri investigates a series of strange events that began with a UFO sighting by 14 schoolboys which triggered a wave of ‘close encounters’ and claims of the biggest mass sighting in British history.

The case made headlines around the World when along the south and west coast of Wales over several years the 1970s and 1980s, dozens of ordinary and unconnected people in seaside resorts and rural villages reported a spate of unexplained and terrifying sightings. Reports ranged from a UFO sighting by 14 schoolboys, to a local hotelier claiming she saw a spaceship. A wave of reports of close encounters in the area followed, resulting in claims of Britain’s biggest ever mass sighting.

Sian’s first mission is to track down the schoolboys whose “alien” encounter in the village of Broad Haven, Pembrokeshire triggered it all. With access to the original investigator’s case archive which had been locked away and to those at the heart of the case, Sian sets out to uncover what really happened. She starts out as a sceptic, but in a series of chilling and increasingly bizarre twists and turns, Sian is left questioning everything she thought she knew.

Lost Boys and Fairies

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Andy (Fra Fee); Jake (Leo Harris); Gabriel (Sion Daniel Young) (Image: BBC/Duck Soup Films)

Lost Boys & Fairies tells the fictional, tender, glittering story of Gabriel, a singer and artiste-extraordinaire at Cardiff’s queer club-space Neverland, his partner Andy and their journey to adoption. But Gabriel has a complex history and he will need to embark upon a journey of self-discovery before he can truly begin to parent 7-year old Jake.

Packed with songs, often used in surprising ways, Lost Boys & Fairies is a ‘coming of middle-age’ story, both bold and deeply heart-wrenching, filled to the brim with humour, redemption, and love.

Rooney 2004: World At His Feet

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Told first-hand, 20 years on, Wayne reflects on the highs and lows of Euro 2004 in Portugal, a tournament that saw 18-year-old Rooney catapult himself into international superstardom.

Loved instantly by England fans for his passion and ferocious will to win, Rooney shocked European football from the opening match against France, stunning the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry with his incredible performances.

But against hosts Portugal in the quarter-final disaster struck and Rooney was forced off with a broken foot after 27 minutes. Made to watch his team’s painful exit on penalties from a Portuguese hospital bed, Rooney was devastated as England’s chance of a first major trophy since 1966 ended in heartache.

Rooney 2004: World At His Feet is Wayne Rooney’s definitive coming of age story, told by the man himself.

Confessions of A Teenage Fraudster

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(Image: Two Rivers Media/BBC)

A cautionary tale of a Glasgow teenager who became one of the UK’s most prolific scammers starts with the beginning of his five-year crime spree.

Testimony from Elliot, officers and investigators who pursued him across the world, along with others who have encountered him throughout his life, is complemented with archive and visual effects, to explore not only how and why a Glasgow teenager became an international fraudster, but how he is now reflecting on his crimes.

D-Day: The Unheard Tapes

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Warwick Nield-Siddall (Arthur Wilson) Corporal, 41, (Royal Marine) Commando, Royal Navy (Image: Wall to Wall)

The D-Day invasion hangs in the balance, as soldiers battle on the beaches of Normandy.

Hundreds of thousands of Allied troops land on five beaches along the Normandy coast. Powerful interviews with those who were there lead us through their story of the invasion as it unfolds. American soldiers on Omaha face a blood bath, while Royal Marine commandos encounter chaos at Sword Beach. As night draws in, troops finally make it off the sand, but the threats ahead are even greater.

The Wrong Man: 17 Years Behind Bars

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(Image: Ben Broomfield / Appeal)

This one hour documentary for BBC Two and iPlayer tells the story of Andrew Malkinson and the devastating effect of the years he spent in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

With exclusive access to Andrew, his family and his legal team, this powerful film tells the extraordinary story of his fight to prove his innocence, from the moment of his arrest to his exoneration at the Court of Appeal twenty years later. Filmed over three years, from the day he walks out of prison, Directors Jemma Gander and Fran Robertson follow Andrew and his legal team as they take on the criminal justice system to overturn his conviction.

Vasa: The Ghost Ship

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The Vasa, one of the most majestic galleons ever to put to sea, sank 18 minutes after leaving Stockholm harbour on her maiden voyage in 1628. The loss of the Vasa was a major setback for Sweden’s ambitions to become a power in the Baltic during a turbulent period of European history. Three centuries later, in 1961, the wreck of the Vasa was raised. Remarkably well preserved by the mud and water in the Baltic Sea, she is a 17th Century time machine.

Following the work of archaeologists, divers and historians, Vasa: The Ghost Ship plunges into Stockholm harbour to make new discoveries and reveal more about the lives of those who built, sailed and died on one of the most powerfully armed warships of her time.

The Outlaws

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With crime boss The Dean behind bars, The Outlaws are moving on with their lives – but Rani’s shock return and the discovery of a dead body sends them hurtling back into mortal danger.

The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan

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Reluctant globetrotter Romesh gives up the five-star treatment and travels way beyond his comfort zone to some of the world’s most unlikely holiday destinations. In the new series Romesh travels to Uganda, Rwanda and Madagascar to find out what each place has to offer.

Clive Myrie’s Caribbean Adventure

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From the vibrant streets of Cuba to the beautiful beaches of Barbados, Clive explores his family roots – and celebrates the energy, creativity and joy of a place close to paradise.

He begins by heading east towards the wild beauty of Jamaica’s longest mountain range, and catches up with his sister, Judith, who has recently moved from the UK to live on the island.

The Famous Five

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L-R: Dick (Kit Rakusen), George (Diaana Babnicova), Julian (Elliott Rose), Timmy (Kip The Dog), Anne (Flora Jacoby Richardson) (Image: BBC/BBC Studios/Yoshitaka Kono)

It’s late August 1939 and George comes across the Great Supremo who is on the run from malevolent pursuers. She manages to convince her cousins that they should protect him and the Five hide him in their den where he tells them about a powerful treasure he guards, the Eye of the Sunrise.

But the Five’s promise proves impossible to keep as Dr Rosamund Graves and her burly assistant Bradley arrive from the local psychiatric institute to take Supremo away. He’s not just a magician, he’s a psychiatric patient. Can the Five trust anything he says?

Phoenix Rise

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Billy (Alex Draper), Leila (Imogen Baker), Summer (Lauren Corah), Rani (Tara Webb), Darcy (Jayden Hanley) and Khaled (Krish Bassi) (Image: BBC Studios/Gary Moyes/Sinking Ship)

The coming of age drama returns for a third series, following a group of misfits who form an unbreakable bond as they navigate the trials and tribulations of school life in the Midlands. Day one of a new school year and our misfit heroes are in huge trouble before home time. Will they get through it or will newcomers, Caleb, Faith and Matteo, tear the group apart? Meanwhile, inspirational new music teacher Miss Meehan (Fleur East) spurs Rani’s musical ambitions to new heights.

The Great British Sewing Bee

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Kiell Smith-Bynoe welcomes the 12 sewers to the sewing room as we kick off the tenth series celebrating Sewing turning ten. In the first week, judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young task the new sewers with challenges inspired by the very first set in our first series.

For their first Pattern Challenge, it’s a denim A-line midiskirt. For the 90-minute Transformation Challenge, rather than altering the neckline of a T-shirt, they have to transform it into a completely new garment. Finally, in the Made-to-Measure, the sewers meet their models for the first time to make their interpretation of a casual day dress.

Who will impress the judges and win Garment of the Week, and whose hopes of staying in the competition won’t last beyond week one?

Cold Case Investigators: Solving Britain’s Sex Crimes

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Detective Constable Kat Savage and Detective Inspector Justine Jenkins, Operation Reactivate (Image: BBC/Brinkworth Productions Ltd)

For the last seven years Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire’s Major Crime Unit has thrown its weight behind a pioneering forensic and investigative project – to look once again at 5,400 unsolved rape and sexual assault cases from the last 50 years.

By harnessing the power of modern DNA techniques, this group of detectives has been achieving what was previously impossible – identifying perpetrators and delivering justice for victims whose crimes happened years ago. They have achieved great success, with the team winning 90% of the cases it has taken to court, proving that there is no timescale on justice.

In this first episode, a team of detectives try to find those responsible for the kidnap and sexual assault of two schoolgirls, and the rape of a teenage boy.

Can they use modern DNA techniques to catch the perpetrators?

Burning Sun

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The documentary by the award-winning and critically-acclaimed BBC Eye investigations team tells the story of two female Korean journalists who took on the task of investigating sex scandals involving prominent K-pop stars – and paid a high personal price.

In South Korea, K-pop stars have fame, fortune and millions of female fans. But some led a double life, inhabiting a hidden world where videos of unconscious women being raped and humiliated were shared.

Korean journalist Kang Kyung-yoon and fellow-journalist Park tell the story of their investigation and how they became the targets for exposing the stars.

Doctor Who

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From “space babies” to the Beatles, come along with the Doctor across time and space in the new series of Doctor Who.

The new era begins with Ruby Sunday learning the Doctor’s amazing secrets when he takes her to the far future. There, they find a baby farm run by babies. But can they be saved from the terrifying bogeyman? Starring Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson.


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What makes Kylian Mbappe so special? From tough Paris suburbs to the pinnacle of football, this exploration of Mbappe’s generational talent uncovers the influences and opportunities that led him to become one of the best players in the world, and a cultural icon.

Fascinating insight from former French legends Thierry Henry and Hugo Lloris, current manager Didier Deschamps and former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger bring to life both Mbappe’s career-changing struggles and his phenomenal successes.

Tokyo Vice

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In the neon-soaked underbelly of Tokyo, a US journalist dares to break open the violent world of the yakuza. But to get the story, there’s always a cost. Slick, stylish drama.

The new series begins as Tozawa has escaped justice, and Polina has still not been found. Jake and Katagiri have received a videotape with damning evidence about what happened. As Sato battles for his life in intensive care, Samantha is trying to look to the future by opening a club of her own.

Rob and Rylan’s Grand Tour

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In this entertaining new BBC Arts series, Rob Rinder and Rylan are setting off on the original package holiday – the Grand Tour. The two are good friends but couldn’t be more different when it comes to culture – Rob is a fan of opera and poetry, but Rylan admits he’s a newcomer in this world.

The Grand Tour was a cultural odyssey designed to turn young upper-class Brits into civilised, educated gentlemen. So will it have the same effect on Rob and Rylan?


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Crime drama Rebus – a new adaptation of the international best-selling Inspector Rebus novels by award-winning author Ian Rankin – returns starring Richard Rankin in the title role. Set in Edinburgh, the six-part series reimagines John Rebus as a younger Detective Sergeant drawn into a violent criminal conflict that turns personal when his brother Michael, a former soldier, crosses the line into criminality. Rebus finds himself torn between protecting his brother and enforcing the law to bring Michael to justice. This epic series explores family, morality and class through an emotionally-charged story, set against the Scottish landmarks that Rankin’s readers know so well.

The Responder

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Rachel (Adelayo Adedayo); Chris (Martin Freeman) (Image: BBC/Dancing Ledge)

Police thriller, starring Martin Freeman as Chris Carson, a crisis-stricken, morally compromised, unconventional urgent response officer on the beat in relentless night-time Liverpool. In the new series Chris is trying to get better and go straight, but when DCI Barnes tricks him into doing a dodgy car stop, he is drawn into a drug war between two of Liverpool’s top dealers.


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Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres), Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle), Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) (Image: BBC/NBC Universal/Open 4 Business Productions/Robert Ascroft)

After impressing a slick lawyer with his razor sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials. Two lawyers, one degree – they’ve everything to gain and even more to lose. Smart, sexy and stylish – the hit US legal drama with Gabriel Macht, Patrick J Adams and Meghan Markle.

I Kissed a Girl

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Hot queer girl summer is here! The iconic Dannii Minogue is back to play Cupid – and this time, it’s for girls who like girls. With a never-before-seen cast, gripping love stories, sizzling drama, jaw-dropping outfits, and a shiny new Italian Masseria (if you don’t know that ‘masseria’ means ‘fancy farm house’ by now, where have you been?) – this is the party you don’t want to miss.

The Young Offenders

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Jock O’Keeffe (Chris Walley); Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy); Mairéad Macsweeney (Hilary Rose); Billy Murphy (Shane Casey) (Image: BBC/Vico Films/Miki Barlok)

Set in Cork, Ireland and created by Peter Foott, The Young Offenders tells the adventures of loveable rogues Conor (Alex Murphy) and Jock (Chris Walley) and their mother/guardian Mairead (Hilary Rose) as she tried to keep them on the straight and narrow. In the new series Conor and Jock have grown older, but not any wiser. A madcap trip sees them on the wrong side of the law as they’re given a free holiday to Colombia from a Spanish-speaking fella.


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Frank Jackson (Parker Sawyers) and Victor Godeanu (Alec Secareanu)

One desperate week, two dangerous lives. In 1980s Romania, Victor Godeanu is the right-hand man and most trusted advisor to Romanian President Nicolae Ceaușescu. With his government poised to uncover that he’s a secret agent for the Soviets, Godeanu uses a diplomatic trip to Germany as a springboard to defect to the United States.

Helped by undercover Stasi agent Ingrid Von Weizendorff and up-and-coming CIA agent Frank Jackson, Godeanu must elude the KGB and his own country’s spooks – all while his wife and daughter face the fallout back home. Tense Cold War thriller.

Marcus Wareing’s Simply Provence

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Marcus Wareing (Image: BBC/Plimsoll Productions/Daniel James Lewis)

Marcus Wareing is in Provence discovering the secrets of simple French food. Cooking delicious dishes, enjoying friendly rivalries & sharing tips to help create a taste of Provence.

Secrets & Spies: A Nuclear Game

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Ronald Regan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher

Betray your country, save the world. In the early 1980s when the Cold War is reaching its dramatic climax, this tells the hidden story of the real life spies and traitors embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse, risking everything to ensure their own side gains the upper hand in this cutthroat battle for world domination.


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Drama telling the true story of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA. Featuring a star cast, including Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Peter Sarsgaard, and Will Poulter.

Ibiza: Secrets of the Party Island

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Zara McDermott heads to Ibiza to discover how it all works from the inside. With unprecedented access and a rich cast of characters, including people at luxury clubs, yachts and villas, as well as police, undercover detectives and emergency medics, Zara is seeking to understand the Ibiza phenomenon and how the island is changing as it looks to attract a more upmarket clientele.

Blue Lights

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Stevie Neil (Martin McCann), Grace Ellis (Siân Brooke), Annie Conlon (Katherine Devlin), Tommy Foster (Nathan Braniff) (Image: BBC/Two Cities Television/Todd Antony)

Grace, Annie and Tommy are growing up fast as police officers, but nothing can prepare them for the turmoil they face every day. It’s a year since the fall of the McIntyre crime gang and the vacuum has been filled by rival gangs, all competing for dominance.

As a young loyalist threatens to take over the city, the officers face a major gangland feud – culminating in a violent and devastating confrontation.


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New comedy starring Mike Bubbins. PE teacher Tony Mammoth, presumed dead in an avalanche in 1979, is miraculously brought back to life in the present day. He’s got his old job back, and he determined he’ll approach it the same way as in the 1970s, including parents’ evening. Along the way, he finds out he has a lot more in common with a pupil’s mum than he thought.

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